‘Great!’ Lorna declared, making a final adjustment to the checked skirt she had put on in the meantime. ‘I knew the design would look professional.’ Giving herself a quick double hand clap of congratulations as she walked closer, she then asked the vital question: ‘What do you think Alex? Now be honest with me…’ Now… Continue reading A sneak peak at the next release
If you ever want a sense of how expensive things have become I suggest, like me, you find yourself in a situation where your disposable income is vastly reduced. You were perhaps aware of costs creeping up over the years but only then do you appreciate how ridiculous things are: Council tax – over £200… Continue reading The value of a good book
A couple of short passages to tempt those of you who have yet to read Gamekeeper Turned poacher: As she walked into town she could feel her resolve gradually crumbling. Defiant, she convinced herself that it was her strength that was preventing her wanting to be driven out of her favourite café. When she passed… Continue reading Sharing is caring
The idea for this blog has come as I sit at the back of my son’s after school karate class. One of the huge upsides of working for myself is I get to see more of my boy during the week, although having to volunteer (or more specifically being volunteered) to be the parent helper… Continue reading How many words to write a day?
I’m one of those irritating people who can spot a spelling mistake or a rogue apostrophe from 50 paces. As a consequence, when I made the decision to self-publish I thought it would be easy for me to edit my own work. Turns out I was wrong. I like to check through my finished book… Continue reading Editing your own work